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5 Things You Should Know about Military-Connected Youth

July 31, 20175-things-list, military

The experiences of military-connected youth are distinct in many ways from children in civilian families. Many challenges are faced by military-connected youth and yet there is also access to opportunities unavailable to other children. Learn more about ways in which the experiences of youth with parents in the military are unique in 5 Things to Know about Military-Connected Youth.

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Father’s Day 2017: 5 Things You Should Know about the Importance of Fathers

June 13, 20175-things-list, fathers

Father involvement has increased dramatically over the past several decades, and simultaneously, the role of fathers in their families has evolved from conceptions of fathers as distant breadwinners to a more holistic recognition that they are equal co-parents. Accompanying these changes has been a growing interest among researchers in studying the role that fathers play in the lives of their children. We’ve highlighted the current landscape of what the research, including some helpful resources, says about today’s dads in 5 Things You Should Know about the Importance of Fathers.

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The Top 5 Benefits of Home Visiting Programs

June 1, 20155-things-list, early childhood, home visiting

Home visiting programs provide structured visits by trained professionals and paraprofessionals to high-risk parents who are pregnant or have young children. These programs support families by providing health check-ups, screenings, referrals, parenting advice, and guidance with navigating other programs and services in their community. The programs also monitor progress on children’s developmental milestones. Quality home visiting programs help parents provide safe and supportive environments for their children, and over time, families and home visitors build strong relationships that lead to lasting benefits for the entire family. There are numerous benefits for participants of Home Visiting Programs – click to see The Top 5 Benefits of Home Visiting.

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5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families

December 16, 20145-things-list, early childhood, home visiting

Home visiting programs have rapidly expanded across the country as an evidence-based policy choice for supporting families with young children. CFRP is currently conducting an ongoing program implementation evaluation of the Texas Home Visiting Program (THV) as well as two related, ongoing evaluations that focus on the factors that influence father participation in home visiting and the factors that influence the retention of families in home visiting programs. Click for 5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families for an overview of what home visiting is and what it looks like in the state of Texas.

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5 things you should know about Nonmarital Births and Paternity Establishment

June 2, 20145-things-list, fathers, paternity

In the United States, more than 1.5 million children are born to unmarried parents each year. Our list of “5 things you should know about nonmarital births and paternity establishment” provides a primer on nonmarital births, highlighting some of the essential trends and legal considerations relevant to births that occur outside of marriage. Click here for the 5 things you should know about Nonmarital Births and Paternity Establishment.

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